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In this FREE workshop, you’ll learn how to find
workable solutions to feral cat overpopulation that
you can bring back to your community. Learn about
Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and how this humane method of
control can be the answer your community is looking
for. Hear insightful information presented by some of
the foremost experts on the subject and receive a FREE
DVD and handouts. The only hitch is that seating is
limited so hurry up and reserve your spot today!

To register, call Alley Cat Allies at: 1-866-309-6207
(toll free) or e-mail alleycat@.... Please
make sure to include your name, address, e-mail
address and phone number.

If more than one person from an organization will be
attending, please list the organization name, address,
e-mail and phone number and the full name of each
employee that will be attending.

This workshop is held one day before and at the same
location as the IL Federation of Humane Societies 2006
Prairie States Conference.

Join us after the workshop from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm for
a reception hosted by the ASCPA. Mingle with attendees
and meet the presenters while enjoying hors d'oeuvres
and free drinks!

Hilton Garden Inn
RiverStone Conference Center
455 Riverstone Parkway
Kankakee, IL 60901
Reservations: 815-932-4444
Website: Click HERE to visit the Hilton Garden Inn

*Call before May 21, 2006 and get the discounted
conference rate of $89!

Speakers Bios:
Dr. Richard Speck - Parkway Veterinary Clinic,

Richard received his Doctor of Veterinary Medical
Degree (DVM) from Iowa State College of Veterinary
Medicine in 1982 following two years of service in the
Army and an undergrad degree in microbiology. Richard
has owned a private practice for nearly 24 years until
joining the Animal Protective League of Springfield to
start a high volume S/N clinic.

Sandra K.L. Norman, DVM - Indiana State Board of
Animal Health, Companion Animal/Equine Director

Sandra holds a BS in Agriculture (1977) and Doctor of
Veterinary Medical Degree (DVM) in 1980 from Purdue
University. After graduation, she worked companion
animal and equine medicine and surgery at Whiteland
Animal Clinic along with relief work at several
clinics in the Indianapolis area. She was an associate
at South 31 Veterinary Clinic and then co-owner and
operator of Southwest Veterinary Clinic. In 1995 she
joined the Board of Animal Health as Director of the
Companion Animal/Equine Division.

Ledy VanKavage. – ASPCA, Midwest Government Affairs

Ledy graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a
B.S. in zoology and attended graduate school at
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville in
environmental studies, before going to St. Louis
University and earning her J.D. She founded the
Madison County Humane Society, co-founded the Illinois
Federation of Humane Societies and co-founder of
Operation SPOT (Stop Pet Overpopulation Today) in the
St. Louis metropolitan area. Ledy joined the ASPCA in
1999 and serves as the Senior Director of Legal
Training and Legislation.

Lisa Tudor – IndyFeral, President

Lisa attended Ball State University, B.S.
Telecommunications/Marketing, graduating in 1984. She
was the Manager of Operations for Nobel of Indiana
(social service agency) from 1988 through 2005. She
founded IndyFeral, Inc. in 2002 in Indianapolis,
Indiana. Since then she has not only overseen all
operations of IndyFeral and created a successful
program for feral cats in Indianapolis, she has also
worked closely with Animal Care and Control to help
author the TNR Ordinance for Marion County, Indiana
and lobbied key members of the City Council
encouraging them to vote in favor of the ordinance.

Katie Sweeny – City of Indianapolis, Indiana Animal
Control Officer

Becky Robinson - Alley Cat Allies, National Director

Becky has worked in the animal protection field for 23
years. She co-founded ACA in 1990 and has consulted
with animal control agencies, animal rescue groups,
humane societies, local governments, and individuals
worldwide on implementing innovative solutions for the
overpopulation crisis of domestic animals. Ms.
Robinson established two spay/neuter clinics for stray
and feral cats in the Washington, DC area, in 1994 and
1998, and continues to coordinate their activity.

Ms. Robinson received her Master in Public
Administration from the University of Missouri, Kansas
City, in 1987, and B.A in Social Work from Bethany
College in 1979. She has been trained and certified
by the National Animal Control Association (NACA).

Solutions for Feral Cats Workshop Program:
8:00 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:40 – Ledy VanKavage – “State funding for
feral fixes - Anna's lawâ€

9:50 – 11:50– Alley Cat Allies – “How to Build a
Community-wide TNR Programâ€

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:10 – 2:10 – Lisa Tudor and Katie Sweeney – "Feral
Cat 101 for Animal Control Officers"

2:20 – 3:00 – Dr. Richard Speck - “The Evolution of a
Feral Cat Program Founded by a Veterinarianâ€

3:10 – 4:00 Dr. Sandra Norman – “TNR: Disease and
Regulatory Issuesâ€

4:00 – 4:20 Panel Discussion – All speakers will sit
on a panel for audience Q & A

4:20 – 4:30 Closing by Alley Cat Allies